Just on the eve of Bohag Bihu i.e. on 10th April ULFA had issued a statement requesting the Bihu Organizing Committees and the artists of Assam not to stage or sing Bollywood Hindi songs for seven days of Bihu celebration. The request was accepted by all the artists of Assam except Zubeen Garg, a popular […]
The ULFA has warned Assamese singers from singing Hindi songs in the upcoming Rongali Bihu functions and the organisers to desist from holding dances set to Bollywood songs. In an e-mail sent to Times of Assam on Wednesday, April 10, Assistant Publicity Secretary of ULFA Lt Arunodoy Dohotiya alias Arunodoy Asom said “We urge the singers to […]
By- Utpal Sarma There was a time when Bihu used to be different. There were lots of simple folk instruments all around the state of Assam and with the course of time several of them either extinct or forgotten by the people. Two of such instruments used in the Bihu culture of our state were […]
Interviewed by- Rajib Lochan He is a known name to every Assamese household. From the aroma of the roots to which he belongs to the cologne of the urban concrete settlements, singer-composer-lyricist Manas Robin has seen it all. Jonbai, Priya O Priya, Lefafa is just a few names that one associates to his success list. […]
By- Staff Reporter | Date– January 17, 2012 UNESCO World Heritage Site and biggest river island of the world, Majuli will host a four day long festival called Bhogali Majuli from Tuesday, January 17. The festival is being held to promote the beautiful river island with its unique cultural heritage more into the International Tourism […]
By- Anup Arandhara | Date- January 15, 2012 The Sivasagar district committee of The Tai-Ahom Yuba Parishad is organizing Bhogali Mela at historical Ranghar, the first amphitheatre of Asia on 16th January. In this exhibition the traditional Buffalo fight and the traditional ethnic dances will be exhibited. An souvenir will also be released on that occasion. […]
By- Manashjyoti Dutta | Date- April 11, 2011 Finalizing the touch on Dhol by a worker.
-Manash Jyoti Dutta Preparation of Bihu!
: Guwahati, April 05, 2011 The hardliner fraction of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) have lifted up all BANDH calls from April 06 to May 15. In an email press release sent to Times of Assam by Arunodoy Dohotiya of the hardliner fraction, it is said that though they announced boycott Prime Minister’s visit earlier, […]